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Trick Dog Bar & Bistro

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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4357 Irvington Rd, Irvington, VA 22480-2120
+1 804-438-6363
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We celebrated the purchase of a home in Irvington, as well as my birthday, at Trick Dog Bar & Bistro. The menu had plenty of wonderful sounding options, as well as specials. Lisa was very attentive and certainly one of the best servers we've come across! Our meals were excellent and the serving sizes were beyond our expectations. Definitely needed... More 

Thank Sue S
Greenbelt, Maryland
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While celebrating St Valentine, we visited the Trick Dog for dinner and drinks. RESTAURANT FACILITIES: Rest. has private parking. The surroundings were clean and the front of the venue well maintained. The Establishment was neat, organize and very clean. RESTAURANT: We had reservations, and were promptly seated. Our waitress Lisa was attentive, knowledgeable and willing to please. She made the... More 

2 Thank COJOSO
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most important aspects of a good restaurant is a worthy server. Julia was beyond helpful in knowing the menu, helping with selections and above all, adding to our experience by being personable, professional, neat in appearance and fun.

2 Thank 834annk
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I hesitated to write this review because the spot has been a favorite of my family since it opened, and I prefer it not close. Although there have been small glitches in previous ownership changes, our visit in October may have put us off coming entirely. Similar to ther reviewers here we waited far too long for our service across... More 

1 Thank Gypsety
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great meal and great service. Our server Lisa was great and food was excellent. Especially liked the potsticker vegan appetizer and lamb shank entree. Will definitely come back!

1 Thank nansmith211
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sometimes the service it great and sometimes can be challenged. They do offer some gluten free items. Could be a little brighter, tends to be dark and sometimes hard to read the menu.

Norfolk, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Waited 20 minutes for a server- restaurant 1/5 full. 30 minutes and still no food after order placed. Don't bother.

Thank Karen S
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

we went to the Trick Dog last night (12/20/2016). We have not been since the new ownership and the food and service was excellent.

1 Thank Cyndie S
Richmond, Virginia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Service was excellent, especially at bar. Friendly and warm environment in recently redecorated space. Lynn at the bar is terrific, and Lisa and Hailey do excellent jobs as servers.

1 Thank LynnP11
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Love this spot. Great bar and superb restaurant in the cozy village of Irvington. The Caesar salad is authentic and the Duck was delicious. Don't pass this up when traveling the Northern Neck. Oh - try to get Julie to serve you. She is so pleasant, thorough, and cheerful. Thanks Julie for helping make our outing so special.

1 Thank franko1208

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
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Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4357 Irvington Rd, Irvington, VA 22480-2120
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Irvington
  • Phone Number: +1 804-438-6363
Great small town rest. with bigger city attitude...great food and service

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?